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Dutton Manor, Dutton

Description: Dutton Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183001

OS Grid Reference: SD6527638571
OS Grid Coordinates: 365276, 438571
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8422, -2.5292

Location: Dutton, Lancashire PR3 2XH

Locality: Dutton
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 2XH

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Listing Text


8/114 Dutton Manor


House, 1872. Built by Isaac Taylor of Manchester as a shooting
lodge for the Fenton family. Sandstone rubble with some applied
timber framing and slate roofs. 2 storeys with attic. The south front
has 2 cross-wings, their 1st floors projecting on stone corbel tables.
The windows are double-chamfered, mullioned and transomed. The west
cross-wing has one of 8 lights on the ground floor, one of 6 lights on
the 1st floor and a 3-light mullioned attic window. The east cross-
wing has a 10-light window on the ground floor, one of 8 lights on the
1st floor and a 3-light mullioned attic window. The eaves project,
a collar spanning the upper 2 purlins and carrying decorative bracing.
The recessed central section has a single-storey porch with balustrade
and moulded door surround with 4-centred head. On each side is a
mullioned and transomed window, the left-hand one having pointed heads
to the lights. On the 1st floor are 2 6-light windows and a plaque
'WFH 1872'. Above are 2 gabled attic dormers of applied timber framing.
The east facade is of 5 bays, the 2 northern bays being a later addition.
The windows are mullioned and transomed, except for the left-hand bay,
which has a 2-sided oriel window on the 1st floor. There are 2 timbered
attic dormers, and 2 stone dormers towards the rear. The west facade has,
towards the rear, a 12-light mullioned and transomed window on the 1st
floor lighting the billiard room, a one-storey square bay window towards
the front, and a projecting round tower with a conical roof with eaves
carried on wooden brackets supported on stone corbels. Above 1st floor
level the stair is external. Inside there are some good marble fireplaces,
and some wooden carved fireplace surrounds on the lst floor. The entrance
hall is divided to make an informal sitting area and a stair with Jacobean
detail rises against the rear wall. The dining room, on the eastern side
at the front, has raised and fielded panelling, and stone corbels carved
to represent game.

Listing NGR: SD6527638571

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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